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Arthur Roy EDWARDS

Regimental number15216
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolCadet School, Hobart, Tasmania (State School)
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Thomas William Edwards, 2 Sloane Street, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 13, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/40/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 21 March 1918
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialDranoutre Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 10), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas William and louisa EDWARDS. Native of Hobart, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 27047 Sergeant Charles Wentworth EDWARDS, 12th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 12 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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